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The \expndtw5 most interesting of these sacraments \i (Samskaras) \i0 were \i\expndtw6 rtuasavana \i0 (ceremony for having an issue); \i Jata-karm \i0\expndtw-1 (birth-rite);   \i Ndmakarana   \i0 (naming   ceremony);   \i C#dd~ \expndtw2 karma \i0 (tonsure);  \i Upanayana  \i0 (Initiation for  study   as a \expndtw5 y^\super a\nosupersub\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'99\super\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0 c\nosupersub ari); \i Samdvartana \i0 (rite of return home);  \i Vivaha \expndtw6 **"    \i0\super a\nosupersub g\super e\nosupersub )>  of which no less  than   eight forms were \expndtw5 i;\super 1\nosupersub   regular daily performance   by   every house-\expndtw0 of the  five  great  sacrifices   \i (panca-mahdjajnd\}^ \i0\expndtw5 other offerings on special   \i titbis \i0 like new   and \expndtw3 -moon days, etc.; and finally \i Antyesthi \i0 (funeral rite), \expndtw10 m one of these treatises, the \i Kausika Sfttra, \i0 are also \expndtw13\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'ab\'ab\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0  with medicinal  formulas and  magical practices \expndtw4\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'95\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0 *ot aTertmg disease and   disaster.     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